Synonyms of take away


1. takeout, takeout food, takeaway, convenience food

usage: prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'"

2. takeaway, concession

usage: a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures

3. takeaway, maneuver, manoeuvre, play

usage: the act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)


1. take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"

2. remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

3. take away, take out, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

4. take away, take

usage: take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"

5. take out, take away, eat

usage: buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food; "We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook"

6. remove, take away

usage: get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"

7. take away, detract, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

usage: take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"


1. takeout, take-away, portable (vs. unportable)

usage: of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away' is chiefly British"

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